New book from Rich Cohen takes a look at how the NBA came to be the cultural juggernaut it is today… focusing on the pivotal 1987 NBA season– a thrilling year of fierce battles and off-the-court drama between Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Isiah Thomas, and Michael Jordan.

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